Castanea sativa

var. Bouche de Betizac

European Chestnut, Spanish Chestnut

This cultivar is not very susceptible to chestnut blight and chestnut gall wasp

Recalcitrant seeds need refrigeration. Since shipping times are out of our control, we are not liable for seed condition upon arrival.
  • Castanea sativa var. Bouche de Betizac

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Growing Info

Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours
Stratification: cold stratify for 60 days
Germination: sow 1-2 deep, mulch the seed bed, can be sown outdoors in the fall for spring germination

Introducing Castanea sativa var. Bouche de Betizac, also known as the European Chestnut or Spanish Chestnut. This cultivar produces impressively large fruits and is highly sought after for commercial growing due to its high volume of production. With the ability to start producing fruits after just 5-7 years, this variety is a great investment for those looking for a profitable crop.

One of the best features of this cultivar is its resistance to chestnut blight and chestnut gall wasp, making it a low-maintenance option for growers. However, as an early budding variety, it is sensitive to spring frosts.

Native to France, this cultivar can thrive at altitudes of up to 400 meters. For more information on Castanea sativa var. Bouche de Betizac, visit http://plants.usda.gov. Don't miss out on planting this exceptional variety for a fruitful future.

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